This module provides an overview of a range of social and political developments shaping contemporary societies. It looks at the relationship between the economy, the state and society, and considers how labour markets and welfare states have transformed over time. It also explores questions relating to power and politics, and looks at different political systems and processes. Additional topics considered in the module include international migration patterns, the formation of ethnic minorities, the role of religion in modern society, and challenges posed by global environmental changes. Students are encouraged to develop an awareness of a range of social issues and developments and the global context in which they take place, whilst also appreciating the implications for different individuals and groups.

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